That was what my father always used at the restaurant he worked at in upstate ny where this dish was called sweet and pungent pork.
Baked sweet potato dinner. Dip the marinated pork in the batter mix do it in two or three batches and let any excess drip off. Make a batter consist of wheat flour salt and baking soda. Adding a bit of pineapple gives it an extra sweet kick of flavor that anyone would enjoy. Saute the vegetable in the wok.
Sweet and sour pork is an iconic chinese recipe and classic cantonese dish. Drain pineapple reserving juice. Mix the pork with the batter then deep fried. Stir in 14 cup water.
Deep fry the pork pieces for about 3 4 minutes until the coating is golden brown and the pork is cooked throughout. Mix in the egg white and green onions. Heat 1 quart oil to 365 degrees f 185 degrees c in a large heavy saucepan or deep fryer. In a medium sized saucepan heat the oil to 350f 1800c.
What is sweet and sour pork. Stir in pork until well coated. Stir in the water ketchup vinegar soy sauce and reserved juice until smooth. Cover and place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.
In a small bowl combine the cornstarch brown sugar salt ginger and pepper. Place the corn flour in a large bowl and toss the marinated pork chunks until liberally coated. Fry the pork in batches for about 5 6 mins or until golden. In a large skillet or wok stir fry pork and onion in oil for 4 8 minutes or until tender.
The pork is coated and fried until crispy with tons of nooks and crannies that catch the sweet and sour sauce. Heat the oil in a deep fat fryer large saucepan or a wok to 180c or until a drop of batter sizzles and browns in 20 secs. Chinese sweet and sour pork is prepared by marinating the pork with light soy sauce cornatarch and egg white for thirty minutes at least. Blend cornstarch and soy sauce in small bowl.
Sweet and sour has picked up a bad reputation but it is one of the dishes that has made our cuisine so famous he says. The sauce recipe included here can be incorporated into other meals if desired. For the sauce place a frying pan over a medium heat and add the oil. This sweet and sour pork with pineapple recipe is a favorite cantonese dish in both america and china.
The flavor combination of pork with a really tangy sauce isnt something. Step 2 brown pork in hot oil in dutch oven or large skillet over medium high heat. This style of cooking with sauces is popular in much of cantonese cuisine.